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  • Lennie And George
    307 words
    The book is about two men named Lennie and George. Lennie is a slow witted character but he is very large in size. George is the more smarter one of the two but kind of small. At the beginning of the book Lennie and George are running away from a town named Weed because Lennie had gotten them in trouble. Lennie likes to touch soft and pretty things but since he is a little slow he doesn't realize what he is doing wrong. So Lennie and George need to find new jobs. They go to a ranch to look for w...
  • George And Lennie
    989 words
    Of Mice and Men Two migrant workers, George and Lennie, have been let off a bus miles away from the California farm where they are due to start work. George is a small, dark man with 'sharp, strong features. ' Lennie, his companion, is his opposite, a giant of a man with a 'shapeless' face. Overcome with thirst, the two stop in a clearing by a pool and decide to camp for the night. As the two converse, it becomes clear that Lennie has a mild mental disability, and is deeply devoted to George and...
  • Lennie One Of The Reasons George
    671 words
    True Friendship In the book Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, the characters George Milton and Lennie Small work their way through many hardships, but one would never think that the relationship they had could end. The book is a reality check of two different characters living their life, when an enormous shook occurs at the end of the book. When George shoots Lennie, one could say it is not out of anger but of a fraternal bond that the two characters share. The shooting could represent George...
  • Next Morning George And Lennie
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    Summary John Steinbeck wrote the book Of Mice & Men in 1937 during the Great Depression. The book is about the lives of two men who travel from job to job working on ranches and farms. These two main characters are George Milton and Lennie Small. George is a short, slight man and Lennie is a large, mildly retarded man. George looks out for Lennie and in return George gets companionship and protection from Lennie. The other characters in the book (all on a ranch near Soledad) are Candy, a swamper...
  • George And Lennie
    521 words
    Two migrant workers, George and Lennie, camp for the night in a river bottom. Lennie is a large, gentle mentally retarded man, devoted to George and dependant upon him for protection and guidance. Lennie loves to stroke soft, furry things-like mice and puppies-but he does not know his own strength, and often accidentally kills them. He and George share a dream of buying their own piece of land and farming it. The next day, they report to The Boss at the nearby ranch; George does all the talking ...
  • Time On The Farm George And Lennie
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    Mercy Killing In the book Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck, two men travel together to escape their pasts. They arrive at a ranch in the Salinas Valley with hopes to achieve their ultimate dream; to buy a place to call their own. Lennie, who is a simple-minded man, and George, who is just a typical guy are brought together and make a lasting friendship out of the loneliness of each man. While spending time on the farm George and Lennie meet some friendly characters, but because of some ...
  • Lennie And George
    416 words
    OF MICE AND MENA novel by John Steinbeck Two Youngs, George e Lennie were going to Soledad to work in a farm. The two mans were friends for a lot of time. Lennie wasn't sane, but he was a good guy and a strong worker: George looked after him. They were fleeing from an other farm in Weed, where Lennie caused umpteenth trouble because of the strange manias of Lennie who liked touching everything soft: he touched the dress of a girl who thought he wanted to maltreat her. Lennie and George had a dre...
  • Lennie's Honesty
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    Naturalism is a literary style that displays action or thought that is derived exclusively from natural desires and instincts (The Reader's Digest Great Encyclopedic Dictionary, p. 901). John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men contains several instances of this element. Some of these are found when Lennie breaks Curley's hand, when Lennie kills Curley's wife, and when George kills Lennie. When Lennie breaks Curley's hand, Lennie's honesty is contrasted with Curley's hotheadedness and arrogance. "...
  • Sympathetic Portrayal Of Curley's Wife
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    Curley's wife in Of Mice and Men is given a fairly one-dimensional portrayal throughout the novella, as her character stays, for the most part, enigmatic. The most obvious example would be her lack of a name. She is continually referred to as a possession of her husband and without a name she becomes almost insignificant. The author, however, drops hints throughout the book telling his audience that there may be more to Curley's wife than what is easily deduced. One scene involving a sympathetic...
  • Curley And Lennie
    558 words
    If two characters stand out to me who contrast in the more ways in the book Of Mice and Men, it would be Curley and Lennie. One is smart and witty while the other is big, dumb, and strong. From the moment these two characters meet, Curley has a hate towards Lennie. Lennie is to dumb to dislike Curley back because Lennie does whatever George tells him to, and George tells Lennie to stay away form Curley. Steinbeck makes Curley out to be a character in which you dislike from meeting him. He is rud...
  • Friendship Between Lennie And George
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    The same gun is used in the same manner to kill two beings, a smelly, old dog and a man named Lennie, in the novel 'Of Mice And Men. ' This story deals with love and death while displaying an everyday scenario about friends and isolation. The symbols in this book represent the basic elements of human love. Some of the characters in this novel, such as Lennie, Crooks, and Curley's wife, epitomize loneliness. Lennie, bearing his retardation, has trouble fitting in with the current workers at the r...
  • Friends With George And Lennie
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    The characters that reflect the idea of the primary theme of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck are Candy and Curley. The novel's primary theme is described as the negative effects of loneliness and being an outcast in society. The reason Candy fits into this category is because John Steinbeck describes him as a very lonely man and as being different or being an outcast to his fellow ranch hands. In the novel, Candy seemed to have a very good friendship with his dog, though his dog was ...
  • Right Thing By Shooting Lennie
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    OF MICE AND MEN Should George have shot his friend Lennie? George probably did the right thing by shooting Lennie. How can we condemn George for sparing his friend Lennie the pain and fear of being killed by someone else? He did something society sees as wrong, but he did it for a good reason. Lennie didn't deserve to die, but there was no other alternative. Curley wanted to kill Lennie, and since George cared for Lennie, he figured the best thing would be for him to put Lennie out of his misery...
  • Lennie And George
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    Lennie Small a very complex character. The description of this character is very precise, and so is his personality. Many of the other characters in the book react to Lennie in very different ways; some liking and some disliking him. The location and the time period of the novel both play important roles in the characterization of Lennie Small in the book Of Mice and Men. The location and the time period of the novel both play key roles in the development of Lennie Smalls character. The novel ta...
  • George And Lennie
    546 words
    In the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, there are many instances of foreshadowing. While they may not be noticed at first, they stick out like a sore thumb in the end. The main characters in the book are Lennie, a huge man with the mind of a young child, and George, a small man who had landed them a job on a ranch. Lennie is a man who doesn't think for himself, and relies on George for guidance. They travel together, forever chasing the dream of getting a piece of land to call their own. ...
  • George Milton And Lennie Small
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    CHAPTER 1 "O.K. Someday- we " re gonna get the jack together and we " re gonna have a little house and a couple of acres an' a cow and some pigs and -- "An' live off the fatta the lan'", Lennie shouted. "An' have rabbits. Go on George! Tell about what we " re gonna have in the garden and about the rabbits in the cages and about the rain in the winter and the stove, and how thick the cream is on the milk you can hardly cut it. Tell about that, George". This was the conversation of two laborers, G...
  • Slim About Curley's Wife
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    n the book Of Mice and Men, there are two characters the author, John Steinbeck, portrays. One, Curley, is a selfish, arrogant, and boastful man; compared to Slim, a reliable, trustworthy, and modest man. Therefore, Slim and Curley are Steinbeck's examples of the best kind of man and the worst kind of man. Curley is a character that is not looked up to. "His eyes passed over the new men and he stopped. He glanced coldly at George and Lennie. His arms gradually bent at the elbows and his hands cl...
  • George And Lennie Travel To The Ranch
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    " Of Mice and Men " by John Steinbeck is a novel involving two extremely different main characters. George is a reasonably intelligent, hardworking ranchman. Lennie on the other hand always manages to find trouble. He is equally as hardworking and honest as George but his simple childlike mind always finds him trouble wherever he goes. However they have one thing that unites the two of them as close as any bond can. This is that they both share the same dream of owning their own ranch - and afte...
  • Lenny And George The Two Main Characters
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    Soledad Means Loneliness; Why is this Relevant to 'Of Mice and Men' By John Steinbeck? The novel of 'Mice and Men' is written by John Steinbeck. It is situated in Soledad which means loneliness in Spanish. The novel is located a few miles south of Soledad. The novel was set in the early 1930's. It was a time when racism was a big issue. Loneliness means being isolated or on your own. In this novel many of the characters are lonely. Steinbeck was born in Soledad so he decided to make this the are...
  • Lennie And Curley's Wife
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    In the actions of three characters in Of Mice and Men, desire is a stronger force than Responsibility. Lennie is a desire driven character. Curley's wife is a character who is driven by desire. Curley is also driven by desire. Lennie lives his life as a desire driven character. He sometimes cannot control himself. Lennie grabbed a girl's pretty red dress, and couldn't let go. Lennie likes to touch soft, or nice things, and grabbed her dress. She then screamed, ran away, and accused Lennie of rap...

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